What better way to celebrate National Beer Day than to raise a glass in one of Huddersfield's fantastic real ale pubs and bars.
The town centre has a wealth of options for beer connoisseurs, from craft ale taprooms to traditional pubs, bars and more.
We've put together a list of 10 top real ale pubs for a Huddersfield town centre pub crawl — and we've even made a map to help you find your way.
Here are 10 brilliant real ale pubs to visit:
- Magic Rock Tap
Home to award-winning craft ales, the Magic Rock Tap in Willow Lane is worth the short walk out of the town centre. Located at the site of the brewery itself, you couldn't be any closer to the source.
- The Sportsman
Known for its wide range of real ales and support for Huddersfield breweries, the Sportsman offers plenty of choice in a lively atmosphere.
- The King's Head
Located at Huddersfield Railway Station, the King's Head is an official stop on the Real Ale Trail — and a popular commuter pit-stop.
- Head of Steam
Stumbling distance from the King's Head, the Head of Steam hosts regular tap takeovers, jazz nights, live music and more.
- The Grove
The Grove in Spring Grove Street is an award winning pub, and was listed as one of CAMRA's 200 Local Pubs of the Year in 2015.
- Rat and Ratchet
Home to Rat Brewery, the Rat and Ratchet in Chapel Hill is a favourite among Huddersfield's real ale fans.
- The Star Inn
The Star Inn offers a range of ales, from wheat beers to mild bitters.
- Zephyr Bar and Kitchen
Head to Byram Street to Zephyr, a a prohibition style bar with changing guest beers on draught.
Head to Wood Street for a wide selection of beers (and cocktails for those who don't drink beer!)
- The Cherry Tree
This popular branch of Wetherspoons boasts a wide range of real ales, craft beers and ciders - and you'll probably get more change from a tenner than anywhere else!